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Searcy, AR
A 22-year-old female asked:

Mirena (levonorgestrel) placed 8 mo. ago. last period- moderate bleeding for 6 days, then a brief reprieve followed by 6 days of spotting & severe cramps. hpt?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Normal: The number on side effect of Mirena (levonorgestrel) is irregular bleeding. About 80% of women experience unpredictable bleeding with mirena (levonorgestrel). For many women after a few months the spotting will decrease, and some women reach the point where the is no bleeding at all.
Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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